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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Donald Trump was showing off his knowledge of all things Pennsylvania during a Pittsburgh rally Wednesday night when he asked a baffling question — about Penn State's famed football coach. "How's Joe Paterno?" Trump asked supporters. "Are we gonna bring that...
CHINO, Calif. (AP) — The youngest of Charles Manson's followers to take part in one of the nation's most notorious killings is trying again for parole. Homecoming princess-turned-Manson-follower Leslie Van Houten is scheduled for her 21st hearing before a parole board panel on...
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — International crime rings targeting California's booming agriculture industry are increasingly stealing truckloads of high-value nuts, prompting authorities and the firms falling victim to ramp up efforts to break the spree costing millions. The...
NEW YORK (AP) — Two young children have been killed in a fire at a New York City apartment building that investigators say broke out while their mother was across the street at a laundromat. It happened Wednesday evening at a public housing complex in the Bronx. Authorities say...
DAVIS, Calif. (AP) — A report says University of California, Davis contracted with consultants for at least $175,000 to clean its online reputation following the November 2011 pepper-spraying of student protesters on campus. The Sacramento Bee reports Wednesday ( http://bit.ly/...
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's new assisted suicide law to be announced on Thursday will exclude non-Canadians, which means Americans won't be able to travel to Canada to die. A senior government official told The Associated Press late Wednesday the new law will exclude non-Canadians,...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many of Kobe Bryant's fans, even the adults, have never known Los Angeles without him. It's a feeling they're about to have to get used to. For two decades he has loomed over the city like no other figure, often literally on billboards and the sides of...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing in its mandate to protect underground drinking water reserves from oilfield contamination, according to a federal review singling out lax EPA oversight in California, where the state routinely allowed oil...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A handful of former contestants on the reality show "The Apprentice" say Republican Donald Trump should not be president. Half-a-dozen past hopefuls contestants of the hit show, including Season 4 winner Randal Pinkett and Season 1 runner-up Kwame Jackson, are...